Salvation Army Week

5K Red Shield Run/Walk set

by Staff Reports

The Salvation Army in Newnan is making big plans for Salvation Army Week and for the first Red Shield Run/Walk 5K event.

The run will be May 4 at 7 a.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds on Pine Road South of Newnan. Entries received by Friday will be $25.

People registering after the deadline will pay $35.

Entry forms are available at the local Salvation Army Service Center at 670 Jefferson St. in Newnan.

The slogan for the run has “Star Wars” inspiration: “May The 4th Be With You...”

The Salvation Army is also seeking sponsors – at levels ranging from $250 to $750 – for the fundraiser. Online registration is available at: .

Events will also be held at the service center during Salvation Army Week – May 13-18. Planned events include:

• May 13, ice cream and gymnastics.

• May 14, Couponing 101.

• May 15, lunch from the canteen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

• May 16, pet adoption.

• May 17, Salvation Army Fashion Show.

• May 18, sidewalk sale.

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